The moment Abu Qatada boarded plane for deportation

Radical cleric Abu Qatada was deported from the UK to Jordan to stand trial on terrorism charges today.

His plane left RAF Northolt at 02:45 BST to take him to his home country, which he has not visited in 20 years.

Read more: Abu Qatada leaves UK after a near decade-long battle

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May warns over human rights laws

The Home Secretary has told MPs something must be done to address the "crazy interpretation of our human rights laws" to prevent a lengthy and costly deportation battle, as seen with terror suspect Abu Qatada, from happening again.